Biodegradable plastic created using cooking oil waste
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Concerns are mounting over the role of fossil fuels in global warming. This has led to a new urgency in find materials that can replace those made from petroleum products. We have already seen some substitutes for plastic. These include edible straws and packaging made from yeast. Now, crafting plastics! studio has developed a bioplastic made from corn starch, sugar and used cooking oil. The new material is dubbed Nuatan. It is biodegradable, more durable than other types of bioplastics and is even safe for fish to eat. Furthermore, Nuatan was developed along with material scientists at the Slovak University…
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